News About Headwater

Lumosty Kicks off 2016 The Galaxy Bid at Flemington

Lumosty Kicks off 2016 The Galaxy Bid at Flemington

An easy first-up run in Listed company is on the cards for the returning Robert Smerdon-trained mare Lumosty this Saturday at Flemington as the four-year-old tracks towards The Galaxy 2016 in Sydney. Caulfield horseman Smerdon will run the daughter of Fastnet Rock in the $120,000 Listed ATA/Bob Hoystead Handicap (1000m) down the straight on Australian…

2016 Challenge Stakes Nominations Feature Speak Fondly

2016 Challenge Stakes Nominations Feature Speak Fondly

Gai Waterhouse’s returning Flight Stakes winner Speak Fondly is one of the most notable nominations taken for the Challenge Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney. The three-year-old Northern Meteor filly is one of 16 early entries for this season’s $500,000 Group 2 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m), nominations for the weight-for-age…

2016 Oakleigh Plate Field & Betting Odds

2016 Oakleigh Plate Field & Betting Odds

The Oakleigh Plate 2016 runs at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday, February 27, as one of three elite levels on the Blue Diamond Stakes Day program and the final field and betting markets for the sprint classic are now out. Due to jump as Caulfield Race 8 at 5:22pm (local), this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Clamms…

Heatherly Heads 2016 Oakleigh Plate Nominations

Heatherly Heads 2016 Oakleigh Plate Nominations

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s smart filly Heatherly is one of the headline nominees for the Oakleigh Plate 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse on Blue Diamond Stakes Day this weekend in Melbourne. One of three top level races on the program for Saturday, this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Clamms Seafood Oakleigh Plate (1100m) attracted 31 nominations….

2016 Black Caviar Lightning Nominations Feature Chautauqua

2016 Black Caviar Lightning Nominations Feature Chautauqua

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained superstar sprinter Chautauqua is one of the headline nominees for the Black Caviar Lightning 2016 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne. The second elite level of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, this season’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) has attracted 15 nominations with Chautauqua the highest…

Chautauqua Tops 2016 TJ Smith Stakes Nominations

Chautauqua Tops 2016 TJ Smith Stakes Nominations

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained super sprinter Chautauqua has been nominated to defend his title in the TJ Smith Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Racing NSW took nominations for all of the major The Championship races this week including the $2.5 million Group 1 Darley TJ Smith Stakes (1200m)…

Group 1 Glory Awaits Kensington Stakes Winner Headwater

Group 1 Glory Awaits Kensington Stakes Winner Headwater

An impressive pedigree and a winning return to the track in Saturday’s 2016 Kensington Stakes has co-trainer Wayne Hawkes talking up the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 chances of young colt Headwater. The son of Exceed And Excel took his record to three wins from nine starts with a first-up success over Bullpit (2nd)…

2016 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

2016 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

This Saturday at Flemington Racecourse the latest Melbourne Summer Racing black-type takes place with the Kensington Stakes 2016, betting tips for the sprint down the famous straight found below. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:06pm (AEDT), this year’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) attracted a final field of 11 sprinters. Latest Kensington…

Wild Rain Tops 2016 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds

Wild Rain Tops 2016 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds

Mark Kavanagh’s ultra-consistent mare Wild Rain is early favourite to keep the good form going at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in the Kensington Stakes 2016. The latest feature race of the Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival, this weekend’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) field features 11 hopefuls. Sitting top of the Kensington Stakes odds at $4…

Kensington Stakes Ideal for Headwater First-Up

Kensington Stakes Ideal for Headwater First-Up

Wayne Hawkes concedes well-bred colt Headwater was not at his best through the recent Spring Racing Carnival, but is confident the three-year-old will return to racing a winning chance in Saturday’s Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington. Headwater stamped his claims as one to watch through the major black type races in autumn as a…